Is there really a need for this? Microsoft says that they’ve partnered with McDonald’s to offer access to the “Zune Marketplace” to Zune owners via a free wifi connection inside 9,800 participating McDonald’s. This is apparently going to “attract new customers whose digital lifestyle extends beyond their home and office,” according to a press release.
Wired’s Gadget Lab points out that this is essentially the same deal that Apple inked with Starbucks — only greasier.
McDonald’s: Would You Like Free Wi-Fi for Your Zune? [Wired]
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